Latest News on Exoplanets
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Oct 14, 2019
Nobel laureate Michel Mayor says humans will never migrate to other planets"If we are talking about exoplanets, things should be clear: we will not migrate there," Mayor said.
Sep 27, 2019
Star system 30-light-years from Earth stumps astronomers, defies past theories about planet formationScientists think a second planet also orbits the star, and a third, that was ejected from the system billions of years ago.
Jul 19, 2019
Indian youth now have a chance to officially name a star and its exoplanetMember countries of IAU have been assigned one exoplanet and star it orbits for the naming process.
Apr 16, 2019
NASA's TESS planet-hunter discovers first Earth-sized exoplanet 53 light-years awayThe exoplanet is about 23 times the Earth's mass, while the host star is 80% our Sun's mass.
Apr 02, 2019
Starquakes rocking the Sun of an alien world reveals details about a 'Hot Saturn'Astronomers are also using TESS data to estimate how big, heavy or old a host star might be.
Mar 06, 2019
NASA Kepler's first exoplanet discovery ten years ago now confirmed as a real worldThe exoplanet Kepler-1658b is a massive 'hot Jupiter' that whips around its star every 3.85 days.
Feb 21, 2019
Custom-made 'astrocomb' tool to help scientists hunt for exoplanets, alien lifeThe comb can help detect Earth-like planets 10 times more accurately than previously possible.
Feb 07, 2019
NASA's Kepler discovers new exoplanets that hint at how planets are formedNewly discovered exoplanets with different densities may reveal a unique insight into worlds formation
Dec 25, 2018
Rapidly-vanishing exoplanet spotted by astronomers is the second ever to be observedAstronomers have categorized the pair of diminishing exoplanets under a new category of 'warm Neptunes'.
Dec 04, 2018
Astronomers discover 104 exoplanets, may help develop field of life in universeExoplanets or extrasolar planets revolve around stars other than the Sun.